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Another excellent read Simon, very enjoyable, and thank you for those superb photos!!! And of course a tip of my hat to JW for supplementing Simon's narrative with his timely comments too!!! Nice work fellas, and a great way to spend the weekend, thanks for sharing it with us................Jim.

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18 hours ago, strick said:

The ole gold out of the rabbit hole trick!

Bit like the Irish magician. He couldn't pull a rabbit out of his hat. So he bent over & pulled a hare, hair, out of his arse. Sorry...couldn't help myself. The devil made me do it. 

JW ?

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Beautiful land

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Enjoyable story...sounds like a good time!

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Well, I was out on a scouting mission for new ground to detect today and discovered the toilet paper plant I was talking about earlier in the thread so I thought I'd take a picture and put it up, this particular plant appears to be the new environmentally friendly wet wipe version, it won't clog up any sewers.

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The plant is quite big, I guess this one was about 10 inches across.  You just pick a few leaves off and wipe your clacker with them after a dump.

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An amazing read i till the dredge very much i just got an interest for this things...........

 

 

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57 minutes ago, phrunt said:

this particular plant 

JR Beatty may confirm this as he is the resident farmer amongst us. I think this is called Lamb’s Ear in Australia. 

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4 minutes ago, Northeast said:

JR Beatty may confirm this as he is the resident farmer amongst us. I think this is called Lamb’s Ear in Australia. 

It's similar to a Lambs ear, I have a Lambs ear in my garden, it's leaves although very similar are much bigger.  Thats a lambs ear in the photo below, maybe it's a Camel's ear... what other giant animals have nice soft ears? ?

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If you tried to wipe your backdoor with a Lamb's ear leaf you'd get dirty fingers.

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Dont they have toilet paper in NZ? You dont need to bring the whole roll just part of one and put it in your backpack or pockets. Were not savages, lol. :laugh:

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2 hours ago, Jin said:

Dont they have toilet paper in NZ? You dont need to bring the whole roll just part of one and put it in your backpack or pockets. Were not savages, lol. :laugh:

It appears tourists don't think we even have toilets in NZ as they like to turd anywhere they feel like  ?

Probably not the sort of thing that would make the mainstream news in many countries :laugh:

I'm a savage, you put me in front of a bucket of KFC and I'll show you! :laugh:

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